Obituary for Betty J. Mountz (Beckey)
Betty Jane Beckey Mountz, 92, formerly of Hummelstown, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2016, in the Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home in Carlisle.
She was born February 15, 1924, in Middletown, and was the daughter of the late Jacob and Jennie Ruth Campbell Beckey. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Marshall B. Mountz, and her sister Louise Weber.
Betty retired from the former Olmstead Air Base in Middletown and Lower Dauphin High School. She enjoyed reading and playing bridge with her friends well into her 80’s. She was the last remaining member of her bridge club.
Surviving are her children, Marsha Soutner of Middletown, Gregory Mountz and wife Vicki of Anderson, SC, Beckey Miller and husband Harold of Anderson, SC, M. Scott Mountz of Newport Beach, CA, and Matthew Mountz of Haymarket, VA; seven grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 10:30 AM in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Please do not arrive to the cemetery prior to 10:15 AM.
Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association, South Central PA Chapter, 3544 North Progress Avenue, Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
The family of Betty would like to give special thanks to the staff of Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home and Bridges at Bent Creek for their wonderful care and support.
Online condolences may be shared at www.trefzandbowser.com.